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  • Aug 15
    Victorian Government must now support the National Energy Guarantee

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    15 August 2018 The Victorian Chamber welcomes both the constructive outcome on the National Energy Guarantee (NEG) from the recent COAG Energy Council meeting and the Federal Coalition party room’s majority endorsement of the policy. It is now time for Victoria to support the NEG to improve...
  • Aug 14
    Fair Work Commission upholds dismissal of beer throwing employee

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    The Fair Work Commission (the Commission) has upheld the dismissal of an employee who threw a glass of beer at an out of hours Christmas party. The business held a staff Christmas party on 25 November 2017 which was organised by section leaders. Food and drink was paid for by the business. However...
  • Aug 14
    WorkSafe’s new mental health and wellbeing toolkit

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    WorkSafe Victoria has recently released its WorkWell Toolkit to help small (1-29 staff) and medium (30+ staff) sized businesses create mentally healthy workplaces. The WorkWell Toolkit is an online tool which supports workplaces to take steps to make a positive difference to workplace mental health...
  • Aug 14
    ‘Fanciful’ argument unsuccessful in proving employee on fixed term contract was not dismissed

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    The Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission (the “Commission”) has found a traffic warden employed on an ‘outer limit’ contract, whose employment ended by virtue of the ‘end date’ was dismissed. The applicant was employed on a series of fixed term...
  • Aug 14
    Cleaning businesses to be licensed under new labour hire scheme

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    The Victorian Government has recently released draft regulations and a regulatory impact statement detailing how Victoria’s labour hire licensing legislation will operate in practice. The Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry has opposed the labour hire licensing scheme since it was...

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